The Showgrounds (Ballymena)

The Showgrounds (Ballymena)

Infobox Stadium
stadium_name = Ballymena Showgrounds
nickname =

location = Ballymena, Northern Ireland
broke_ground =
opened = 1903
last renovated = 2002
owner = Ballymena Borough Council
surface = Grass pitch
former_names = none
tenants = Ballymena United F.C.
Wakehurst F.C.
seating_capacity = 5,000

The Ballymena Showgrounds is a football stadium in Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It is home to Ballymena United F.C. and Wakehurst F.C.. It is owned by Ballymena Borough Council. In addition to men's soccer a variety of other sports and events are held at the stadium and surrounding facilities, including women's soccer, field hockey, and stock car racingFact|date=May 2008.

The stadium was redeveloped in 2001 at a cost of £3m. This reconstruction included the building of a new stand and new dressing room facilities. The new stand added an additional 1,800 seats which brings the total seated capacity to 3,200. Some additional standing space around the ground brings the total capacity to over 5,000.

Since the redevelopment The Showgrounds has been viewed as one of the most modern and well equipped stadiums in Northern IrelandFact|date=May 2008.

Main Stadium

Home to Ballymena United

New Stand

To follow...

Warden Street Stand

To follow...

O'Kane Stand

O'kanes superior chicken!!!!

Pitch Two

Home to Wakehurst F.C.

Pitch Three

Home to ReservesThirds

Pitch Four

Home to Broadway Celtic AFC


tock Car Racing


External links

* [ IFCP photos from The Ballymena Showgrounds]

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